Dr. Henry (Hillel) Abramson has graciously made his new e-book, The Sea of Talmud: A Brief and Personal Introduction, available for free to Hirhurim readers. Please use the coupon code MQ95X here: link.
Henry (Hillel) Abramson is a specialist in Jewish history and thought based in Miami Beach, Florida. A native of northern Ontario, he received his PhD in History from the University of Toronto and has held visiting appointments and post-doctoral fellowships at Harvard, Oxford, Cornell and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He currently serves as the Dean of Academic Affairs and Student Services at Touro College South. He is the author of Reading the Talmud: Developing Independence in Gemara Learning (Feldheim, 2006), A Prayer for the Government: Ukrainians and Jews in Revolutionary Times, 1917-1920 (Harvard, 1999), The Art of Hatred: Images of Intolerance in Florida Culture (JMOF, 2001), and many articles in scholarly journals. He has received numerous awards for his research and teaching, including fellowships from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, and he was named to the “Excellence in the Academy” award by the National Education Association.